It is known news to our readers that 23 Ayyappa devotees from Andhra Pradesh were killed in Sabarimala shrine. 22 out of 23 Ayyappa devotees were brought here on Sunday and sent to their hometowns.
National Disaster Management Authority vice chairman M. Shashidhar Reddy and AP ministers like Kasu Venkatakrishna Reddy, Shankar Rao, Jupalli Krishna Rao, D.K. Aruna and Parthasarthi were present at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to receive the bodies.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy has announced compensation of Rs.100,000 to the each family. He ordered officials to provide all necessary assistance for the treatment of the injured.